The assembly member for Fahia-Kobo Electoral Area in Amensie Central district of the Ashanti Region is appealing to the government, the District Assembly, the Member of Parliament, NGOs and other philanthropists to come to their aid to assist them with some basic social amenities.
Fahia-Kobo Electoral Area assembly member, hon Emmanuel Boadu who spoke to Jomoro based New Day FM reporter, Nana Kwame Boah said, they lack social amenities such as pipe born water, proper road network, toilet facility, health facilities, telecommunication network among others.
The assembly member stated that the road network that passes through their community and other areas are so bad that it makes usage of the road almost completely dusty causing a detrimental threat to their health and transportation of food produce extremely difficult to market centres for a ready market.
Hon Emmanuel Boadu mentioned that the lack of social amenities in the farming community is making life in the area a living hell for them.
Again, the community is currently struggling with a lack of toilet facility resulting in open defecation by the residents.
Lack of proper health care facilities is also one of their biggest headache affecting quality health care for the residents.
According to the Assemblymember, teachers quarters is also in a bad state making it difficult for teachers posted to the area to be able to use hence teachers have been refusing postings to the area.
Unavailability of telecommunication network signal in the area and its surrounding Communities is also affecting the social and economic lives of them as residents are completely cut from communicating to their relatives and to make full utilization of the internet.
The situation has forced the residents to climb trees and hills before getting access to intermittent networks to make calls.
He is urgently appealing with the government, the District Assembly, the Member of Parliament, NGOs and other philanthropists to come to their aid to assist them with some basic social amenities to improve their standard of living for the people.
Hon Emmanuel Boadu
Nana Nsiah Amofa
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